The Academic Support Facilities, Kuwait University

The Academic Support Facilities, Kuwait University

Location of Project - City: 
Kuwait City
Location of Project - Country: 
Kuwait
e.construct Services: 
Precast Engineering

The Academic Support Facilities will provide a total of 526 dormitory units for male and female students. The spaces also include dining areas, living rooms ,study rooms, laundry facilities, multipurpose rooms, game rooms, a kitchen, and administrative areas.

The buildings have four floors above ground and a semi-basement for mechanical services with a surface car parking for staff and students.

Scope of Work: 
e.construct carried out the structural design of the precast concrete structural slabs and the GFRC façade panels.
Owner: 
Kuwait University
Clients: 
Alamiah Building Co.
Consultants: 
Dar Al-Handasa Consultants (Shair & Partners) / Perkins & Will International
Contractors: 
China State Construction Engineering Corporation W.L.L. and Al-Kharafi National Company
Special Feature: 

The building exterior consist of a geometrically modular  GFRC solar shading system, a ribbon window system at typical office areas and glass curtain walls at the main atrium adjacent to the exterior Plaza.

Project Type: 
Education (Schools)
SIZE OF PROJECT:

80,000 m2

Year of Completion: 
2020
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